The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things.

Publisher: London: Henry Colburn, 1826.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Keynes 89; NCBEL III, 1232.
Condition: Faint residue of labels on the rear paste-downs; some foxing and wear; very good copy in the original state.
Book ID: 27904


2 vols, 8vo, original blue-green quarter cloth, drab paper boards and printed paper labels. Six pages of publisher's terminal advertisements in volume 1.


32 essays on literary and cultural topics, many of which originally appeared in periodicals from 1818 to 1825. Contemporary bookplate of J.H. Ball on the front paste-downs. Contemporary ink signature on the front free endpapers.

Price: $275.00

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